2016 Hockey East Championship Tickets Now On Sale
32rd Annual Tournament Returns to TD Garden March 18-19
32rd Annual Tournament Returns to TD Garden March 18-19

WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Tickets for the 2016 Hockey East Championship Tournament at the TD Garden are now on sale at the TD Garden Box Office. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

Hockey East Tournament semifinal games will take place Friday, March 18. Puck drop is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Ticket prices start at just $17 in the balcony, $37 in the loge, and $41 for club seats and the first row of the loge.

Semifinal tickets include admission to both semifinal games. Winners of the semifinals will advance to the Hockey East title game, set for 7:00 p.m. Saturday, March 19, to determine the winner of the Lamoriello Trophy. Student tickets, located in the upper balcony, will be made available for $10 when showing a valid student ID, either on campus or at the TD Garden Box Office. Groups of 15 or more are also eligible for a $5 discount on $17 balcony seats and a $7 discount on select loge seats. All discounted tickets must be purchased at the TD Garden Box Office. To take advantage of group discounted tickets, contact the TD Garden group sales department at 617-624-1805 or groupsales@tdgarden.com Tickets will become available on the campuses beginning on Monday, March 14 when the four remaining schools are identified.

Hockey East recommends that fans purchase tickets in advance to avoid missing one of college hockey's most prestigious postseason tournaments. The winner of the Hockey East Championship Tournament will earn an automatic berth into the 69th annual NCAA men's ice hockey championship tournament and have a chance to reach the 2016 NCAA Frozen Four held in Tampa, Florida. The Boston University Terriers won the eighth Hockey East Tournament Championship in program history, defeating the UMass Lowell River Hawks, 5-3, after also claiming the 2014-15 Hockey East regular season title.

The Hockey East Association is a 12-team Division I college men's hockey conference founded in 1984 and a nineteam Division I women's league which began play in 2002-03. The men's league has won nine NCAA championships in the past 22 years including Providence College in 2015 at TD Garden in Boston. Since 1999, Hockey East has won seven NCAA Championships with 15 NCAA Championship Game appearances, while placing 23 teams in the Frozen Four and 55 teams in the NCAA Tournament during that time.